Colleges

Certificate Degree Programs

The following colleges offer AHIMA professional certificate-approved medical coding programs. These approved programs prepare graduates to take the CCS exam.

River Parishes Community College

Health Information Technology
925 W. Edenborne Parkway
Gonzales, LA. 70737
(225) 743-8500

Program Coordinator: Melissa Norris, RHIA, CCS, CHAA
Email: mnorris@rpcc.edu
Telephone: 225-975-0478

Associate Degree Programs

The following colleges and universities in Louisiana offer associate degree programs in Health Information Technology. These accredited programs prepare graduates to take the RHIT examination

Delgado Community College

Health Information Technology
615 City Park Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70119

Program Director: Jackie Jones, MS, RHIA
Email: jjones@dcc.edu
Telephone: 504-671-6216

Southern University at Shreveport

Health Information Technology
610 Texas St., Suite328A
Shreveport, LA 71101

Director: Kim Newlen, MA, RHIA

Baccalaureate Degree Programs

The following colleges and universities in Louisiana offer Baccalaureate degree programs in Health Information Administration/Management. These accredited programs prepare graduates to take the RHIA examination

Louisiana Tech University

Health Informatics and Information Management (HIIM)
P.O. Box 3171
Ruston, LA 71272

Interim Department Head and Associate Professor:
Michelle Martin
Email: Mmartin@latech.edu
Phone: 318-257-2837

Southern University at New Orleans

6400 Press Drive
New Orleans, LA 70126

Interim Director: Jairus Ballard, MHI, RHIA
Email: jballard@suno.edu

University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Health Information Management
P.O. Box 43565
Lafayette, LA 70504

Program Director: Lisa Delhomme, MHA, RHIA
Email: lmd2727@louisiana.edu
Telephone: 337-482-6633

Master’s Degree Program

The following universities in Louisiana offer Master’s level programs in Health Informatics

Louisiana Tech University

Health Informatics and Information Management (HIIM)
P.O. Box 3171
Ruston, LA 71272

Interim Department Head and Associate Professor:
Michelle Martin
Email: Mmartin@latech.edu
Phone: 318-257-2837